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Parke County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection

Identifier: P069
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
Dates: 1931-1936

Indiana Department of Conservation manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2046
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript about the early history of the area that became Turkey Run State Park in Parke County, Indiana (circa 1940s). Topics covered include the area's topography and geology; the history of the Native Americans who inhabited Indiana, both pre-historic and those that lived in the area prior to and during its conquest by the Spanish, French, English and Americans; Parke County pioneer history; and the story of Salmon Lusk and his family. There are also two earlier...
Dates: circa 1940s

Jay, Starke and Parke County public schools photographs

 Collection — Box P064
Identifier: P064
Scope and Contents This collection includes 18 poster-size boards of photographs, drawings, and maps from photographers and students in Starke, Jay, and Parke Counties in Indiana ranging from circa 1894-1904 regarding schools, students, teachers, superintendents, and everyday objects.
Dates: circa 1894-1904

John Givan Davis letters

 Collection — Folder S0338
Identifier: S0338
Scope and Contents There are two letters in this collection, both written by John Givan Davis. The first one, dated July 7, 1832, is to Father, who was John’s father-in-law, George Cornelius in Petersburg, Kentucky. From Rockville, Parke County, Indiana, John wrote: “The Indians in the N.W. are yet assuming hostilities toward the frontiers. Volunteer companies have gone to the scene of Indian massacres from this & the adjoining counties in this state, on a tour of 3 months. What will eventually be the result...
Dates: 1832, 1854

John Humphries papers

 Collection — Folder S703
Identifier: S0703
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter and a photocopy of the letter from John Humphries in Parke County, Indiana on 1836/01/07 regarding family matters and the wonderful land and farming opportunity in Parke County, Indiana.
Dates: 1836/01/07

John Tenbrook Campbell collection

Identifier: L258
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the writings of John TenBrook Campbell. They include a family history, papers relating to Temperance and Emancipation, poems, theology, reports, surveys, and other miscellaneous topics. Included in the collection are personal correspondence, news-clippings, manuscripts sent to editors, and a photograph of John T. Campbell.
Dates: 1840-1909

Keller collection

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: G-089
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research and cemetery transcriptions in Indiana ranging from 1964 to 1988.
Dates: 1964-1988

Ku Klux Klan, Parke County collection

 Collection — Folder S2543
Identifier: S2543
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one item, a copy of a "Confidential Orders and Instructions to Klan Officers" notice. The document is dated October 1, 1928. The order instructs Klan officers of Parke County, Indiana to support and advance the political program and slates promoted by the Klan.
Dates: 1928/10/01

Parke County collection

Identifier: L304
Scope and Contents The collections consists of a typed draft of Parke County's history. The draft is organized chronologically with the following chapters: Aboriginal Period, Aboriginal Period to the Period of Conquest, Period of Conquest, Period of Conquest and Settlement by Pioneer Whites, Indiana and Park County, Early Folk Stories, The Story of Salmon Lusk, and Turkey Run from 1880 to 1890. Additionally, the collection contains land deeds (1856-1920), an article "The Indiana Reserve of Parke County" (1927),...
Dates: 1839-1960

Reynolds family letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0914
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Reynolds family ranging from 1849-1907. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters written by Verus Reynolds and sent to his Aunt Catherine Reynolds Sheppard. The collection also includes letter sent to Catherine from her mother, Susannah Reynolds; her brothers Joshua and Jeremiah Reynolds; sister Delilah Reynolds; cousins Robert B. Reynolds and John and Jane Elliott; and her nephew Herbert Reynolds and his wife Fanny....
Dates: 1849-1952